If artistic expression allows people to convey or communicate feelings, if it gives people the opportunity to share a sensation, then that’s what I aim for, and perhaps the most I could ask for.
My arrival in Cape Town last year was riddled with occasional bouts of anxiety and fear. As it goes when you feel like a mere pebble to the overshadowing mountain and weary of what lies behind the surrounding new faces. Nevertheless, I found my feet in becoming familiar with the pulsating streets of life birthed by the Mother City. Caught up in thought, my beating imagination let loose into a vision of a night in the heart of town where it too pulsated with activity and vigour – so much so that the intention was other than that of turning Long Street into a long night…
As it turns out, I wasn’t alone in thinking these thoughts.
Continue reading “Word on the Street: First Thursday’s”
The Bo-Kaap native and Cape Town-based photographer, Yasser Booley, has revealed his humanistic outlook and sympathetic eye through his documentation and capturing of encounters with people, environments and events for just over two decades. Continue reading “Spinning South Africa into Liberty”